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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Youth softball The NH Lightning 16U Black softball team was runner-up last weekend at the annual ASA Summer Sizzler in Brattleboro, Vt. The Lightning went 3-0 in pool play, beating the VT Rockets, VT Thunder and Brattleboro Heat while scoring 27 runs and allowing only six runs behind outstanding pitching from Brianna Whitcomb and Sloane French. Another rainy Sunday prevented the elimination bracket. Other players from six area high school …

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Friday, July 3, 2015

NEIBL result The Weare Nationals U19 baseball team improved to 5-2 by defeating the Nashua Chiefs, 3-1. Andrew Clay went the distance on the mound for the win, giving up one run on five hits while striking out eight. Wesley Lamphere went 2-for-3 with an RBI single and RBI double. Joey Fenuccio scored two runs, while Noah Green added a double and Jonathan …

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Thursday, July 2, 2015

ASA softball champs The U12 New Hampshire Lightning softball team (pictured) won the championship of the Jungle Jamboree in Hartford, Conn., last weekend by going 3-0 in a rain-shortened tournament in Girls ASA Class A Fast Pitch action. In the first game, the Lightning defeated the Connecticut Hurricanes, 12-10. Sadie Barton earned the …

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Monday, June 15, 2015

Golf results Greg Champagne shot a two-day total of 154 to win Beaver Meadow Golf Course’s Club Medal Championship. Tom Levins was five strokes back at 159. Sung Joo Lim was low net in the championship flight at 137, with Doug Dow at 140. In the first flight, …

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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Youth softball Concord NE Outdoor SportsCenter defeated MV Elektrisola in the AAA semifinals. Saraj Jenness pitched well for Outdoor SportsCenter and scored three runs. Delaney Duford had two hits and scored three runs, while Lucy Guilbert-Neal played well at second base. Madison Lane, Jaimes Southworth and Raenna Devone …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Saturday, June 13, 2015

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (Last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ TRACK (1) won four events and had 11 top-six finishes (New England qualifiers) at the Meet of Champions. 2. COE-BROWN SOFTBALL (9) will play in its third …

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Friday, June 12, 2015

ASA softball champs The NH Comets 12U Blue went 6-0 to win the Southern Maine Diamond Challenge championship. Offensively, Ellie Frederick (.562, seven RBI), Halle Laramie (.556, three doubles, two triples), Ami Rivera (.556, three doubles, two triples) …

Pittsfield community collaborates on ‘journey map’ installation at school

Friday, June 12, 2015

The product of four months’ work, a new, permanent art fixture was unveiled in one of Pittsfield Middle High School’s prominent hallways yesterday. Students, parents, staff and community members spent about 1,000 hours fashioning hundreds of clay tiles …

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Thursday, June 11, 2015

Youth baseball In Concord Northeast Cal Ripken majors action, Banks Chevrolet edged Rowley Agency in the first round of the playoffs. For Rowley, Tyler Wright led the offense, while Jonah Wachter was solid on the mound, fanning five. Trevor Smith led the pitching effort for Banks, while Tyler …

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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Northeast Girls’ Lacrosse League champs Seven Bow girls were members of the 2015 NH Girls Tomahawks spring elite team that competed with other NH teammates in the Northeast Girls Lacrosse League of Massachusetts. The team won the A …

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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Bow majors champs The Pizza Man Nationals (pictured) beat the Concord Orthopedic Pirates, 13-1, to claim the Bow Cal Ripken majors division trophy. For the Nationals, pitchers Matt Lamy and Matt Selleck only need a combined total of …

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Monday, June 8, 2015

High school tennis A pair of Concord High tennis doubles teams are headed to the state semifinals after moving through early-round action yesterday. The boys’ top-seeded team of Justin Toler and Thomas Bengtson won their first match by injury default, blanked a team from Moultonborough, 8-0, then survived …

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Sunday, June 7, 2015

Youth baseball Complete Car Care defeated Sal’s Pizza/Kiwanis, 4-3. For Complete Car Care, Tommy Duhaime pitched five strong innings, striking out six for the win. Zack Morrissey (3-for-3, two steals) pitched great in relief for the save. Tyler Simpson anchored the defense behind the plate, turning a double …